GLUCOSE, GLUCAGON, AND GOBLINS

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Rounds Details:

Date: Wednesday October 31 , 2012

Presented by: Dr. Don Eby, (Local Medical Director), Tracy Gaunt (Professional Standards Specialist), and Dwayne Cottel (Regional Paramedic Educator)

Brief Description:

Has it been a while since you’ve dug into the depths of diabetes? Do you really remember what the pancreas does, or what those infamous alpha and beta cells are responsible for? Join us for a review of this pathophysiology, as well as the clinical presentation of diabetic complications, their signs and symptoms and finally how we, as EMS can treat them.  

Paramedics of all levels will benefit from joining this paramedic rounds, as you will be able to:

-  Describe the anatomy and physiology of the pancreas

-  Describe the effects of hormones on the maintenance of normal glucose metabolism

-  Compare various diabetic emergencies, and their corresponding signs and symptoms

-  Apply the current medical directives appropriately to various diabetic emergencie

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